14 years old?
Hey, mom, where are your parenting skills?
“”He would steal — he was a professional thief, sure,” David Coulter said. “But he would never pick up a gun, not in a million years. He was too scared to aim a gun at the grass, let alone aim it at a person. No way. Before he’ll ever pick up a gun, he’ll be your friend first.”
I guess she had some parenting skills. Not many, but some.
If a trespasser is on the property at 2 am the homeowner as a matter of law should be entitled to assume he’s an imminent threat. Cops say that although the teen had a history of burglary arrests he never in the past used a gun. And the homeowner was supposed to know this?
As likely, hey dad, where’s your parenting?